Are you asking theory or application?
In theory an A major scale works well!
In application I often play the changes.
D Bm Tough Mama A Meat shakin' on your bones D Bm A I'm gonna go down to the river and get some stones. Bm A Sister's on the highway with that steel-drivin' crew, Bm F#m E Papa's in the big house, his workin' days are G through. C G Tough Mama A Can I blow a little smoke on you?